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Fri04182014

Entertainment

Dr. Henry Louis Gates: The ‘Black in Latin America’ Interview

 henry Louis gates in Cuba

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates – author, literary and cultural critic and noted documentarian – talks about his latest PBS series, “Black in Latin America.”

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Oh What a Night!

The measure of a great night out often is how you feel at the end. It’s great when you reach that point and can stamp and evening great. That’s the way I felt at the end of Jackson Brown’s 25th Anniversary show.

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Bar-Kays to perform at MCS Alumni Gala

A gold medalist, a fearless advocate and an investment banker will be among the six deserving individuals to be inducted into the Memphis City Schools Hall of Fame this year. 

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60 for Peabo is No. 1 for The Med

 

As he basked in the glow of his 60th birthday celebration, the honoree – the Grammy Award winning Peabo Bryson – found himself trying to hold back tears.

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Powwah for the people

 

Powwah Uhuru is aiming his life and artistic love towards a direction that connects African culture to American communities. 

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‘Hurricane’ Carter forecasts joy of enlightenment

“I am not angry or bitter about my past or present circumstances. I do not worry about money or about not being able to pay my bills…

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Back in the streets with a positive vibe

Renardo Baker says Saint Nardo is an individual who has changed his life, an individual that’s just like every young person walking down the street going through life issues.

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‘Basketball Wives’ star brings heat with new novel

 

Royce Reed, one of the stars of the television show “Basketball Wives” will be in Memphis to promote her new book at the Southern Black Writers Conference & Film Festival April 28 through May 1.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 04/14/2011

“The Conspirator,” “Rio,” “Scream 4” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Moving memoir by an unassuming overachiever-turned-altruistic role model

Life is tough enough for a young boy growing up in the ‘hood without a father, but it must been even more challenging when he’s a famous jazz musician.

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Deval Patrick: The “A Reason to Believe” interview

 Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick and his wife Diane, who is also a lawyer, have a couple of college-age daughters, Sarah and Katherine. Here, he talks about his autobiography, “A Reason to Believe.”

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Born to be Morgan: The ‘Born to Be Wild’ interview

Morgan Freeman talks about narrating “Born to Be Wild,” an endangered species documentary chronicling the extraordinary efforts of a couple of conservationists to save orphaned elephants and orangutans.

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Nothing uncertain about Ify’s talent

 

Ify has a multi-genre style that challenges the status quo and illustrates the beauty in individuality. And she has the region buzzing.

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